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(NAPS)—A big help in putting your family meals, parties and cookouts on the fast track to fun, easy entertaining can be couscous, a tiny pasta that cooks in just five minutes.

Original, whole wheat and tri-color couscous is available from RiceSelect. This versatile ingredient can be excellent in side dishes, entrées and salads such as this:

Confetti Couscous Salad

Yield: 4 servings

 

(NAPS)—A big help in putting your family meals, parties and cookouts on the fast track to fun, easy entertaining can be couscous, a tiny pasta that cooks in just five minutes.

Original, whole wheat and tri-color couscous is available from RiceSelect. This versatile ingredient can be excellent in side dishes, entrées and salads such as this:

Confetti Couscous Salad

Yield: 4 servings

 

                  1                  cup water

                  1                  cup RiceSelect Couscous

                  1⁄2                  cup celery, chopped

                  1⁄2                  cup carrots, shredded

                  ¼                  cup green onions, finely sliced

                  1⁄2                  cup dried cranberries

                  ¼                  cup sliced almonds

                  ¼                  cup balsamic vinaigrette (or favorite salad dressing)

 

In saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in couscous; cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork; cool. When couscous has cooled, combine with all remaining ingredients except for almonds. Mix well; chill until ready to serve. Add almonds just before serving.

For further facts, tips and recipes, go to www.riceselect.com or call (800) 993-7423.